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Director of Children's and Missions Ministries

Summary:

The Director of Children’s Ministries and Missions is a full-time position (40 hours per week) responsible for leading our children’s program and our missions department. This person will also participate as a member of the staff team to vision and strategically plan for the future of the church and develop disciples for Jesus.

Primary Responsibilities in Missions:

  • Serve as a member and leader (or co-leader) of the Missions Board
  • Serve as the liaison between the Missions Board and the staff team/congregation
  • Create structures by which to activate the congregation in service and ministry to people outside of our church
  • Activate children, youth and adults to love and serve people who are not yet a part of a church or the Kingdom of God

Primary Responsibilities in Children’s Ministries:

  • Strategically plan and oversee children’s ministry program for ages ranging from infancy through fifth grade, aligning it with our church’s mission and values.   
  • Manage all the aspects of a children's program operation - registration, curriculum, schedule, materials, facilities, database, budget, volunteers/paid staff. 
  • Manage Reducing the Risk training for CM leaders twice a year
  • Recruit, train and support adult volunteers - conduct appropriate background checks and implement safety procedures.
  • Connect with parents to encourage them into our vision for raising up children in the gospel of Jesus Christ.
  • Foster a culture that is intentionally intergenerational and multicultural, with a focus on leading families and children toward a thriving relationship with God.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Previous pastoral experience or significant lay leadership experience is required.   
  • Able to lead independently but also work well on a team.  
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Spiritual maturity: broad knowledge of the scriptures, an active prayer life, and an understanding and experience of the ministry of the Holy Spirit. 
  • Experiential knowledge of the Association of Vineyard Churches, it’s core values and ministry philosophy.  As a member of the staff team, you will need to show that you are in agreement with its theology and practice.

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